Guest Post — Managing Your Career in Publishing

John W. Warren, Director of the Master of Professional Studies in Publishing program at The George Washington University, offers tips on building a career in publishing. The post Guest Post — Managing Your Career in Publishing appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen. Source: Guest Post — Managing Your Career in...

Coders Should Be Activists

Last year, a former employee of the cloud platform Chef took the entire service offline with the click of a few buttons. In protest of the company’s contract with Immigration and Customs Enforcement, he revoked access to crucial open-source code the company relies on, temporarily crippling the company’s entire platform. Source: Coders...

ACM signs new open-access agreements with four leading universities

ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, entered into transformative open access agreements with several of its largest institutional customers, including the University of California (UC), Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and Iowa State University (ISU). The agreements, which run for three-year terms beginning January 1, 2020,...

Open Education Resource Grant Proposals Now Accepted | @Pitt | University of Pittsburgh

To support the development of open education resources (OER), the Office of the Provost is providing funding for faculty to adapt, adopt and/or create OER for an existing course. Proposals are due Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020. Open education resources are high-quality curricular materials—textbooks, lab notebooks, videos—that are free to students at Pitt...

Open Access publication platform manager, creation and further development of the service (m/f/d) – Academic Positions

JOB DESCRIPTION Job advertisement No. 62/2019 As the German National Library of Science and Technology our future-oriented services ensure the infrastructural requirements for a high-quality supply of information and literature for research in science and industry. Our services as a university library secure the local supply for the Leibniz University...

Open science policy development in Latvia | EIFL

Iryna Kuchma, EIFL Open Access Programme Manager, joins a team of 11 researchers to conduct open science policy research initiated by the Ministry of Education and Science of Latvia. The research aims to develop a roadmap for implementing open science in Latvia, and to make recommendations for a national Latvian open science...

RRI for real: Shaping the future of open science and society relations – Home

The FIT4RRI consortium is organizing its final summit “RRI for real” marking the end of our three-year project, March 19-20, 2020 in Sapienza University, Rome. The FIT4RRI project recognised a gap between the potential role and the actual impact Responsible Research and Innovation and Open Science could have on European...

EOSC at World Economic Forum

EC president Ursula von der Leyen stressed the importance of the European Open Science Cloud initiative at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Source: EOSC at World Economic Forum

Press Release EOSC ENHANCE PROJECT – ENHANCING EOSC | News & Events

OpenAIRE is pleased to announce its involvement in a new project called EOSC Enhance which seeks to widen the user base and enhance the user experience of EOSC. OpenAIRE's contribution to EOSC-ENHANCE focuses largely on how to access and search thematic data catalogues in the context of EOSC. Specifically: (i)...

W Polsce powstaje medyczna platforma informacyjna – tvp.info

Warsaw University of Technology and the Medical University of Wroclaw plan to create an open information platform – Polish Medical Platform. Its will provide open access to publications and research data in the areas of medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, public health, occupational health and safety, ergonomics and health protection. The platform...

Négociations – Recueil et analyse des APC 2015 2017

The article presents the results on the national survey on APC costs. The survey was conducted by the Couperin consortium in 2016–2017 (2015 data) and 2018–2019 (2017 data). The results of the survey have also been disseminated through the OpenAPC platform. Source: Négociations - Recueil et analyse des APC 2015...

Hackathon Software Heritage : référencer, préserver et valoriser le code source des logiciels scientifiques – SYGEFOR

The Hackathon Software Heritage : referencing, preserving and evaluating the source code of research software will be organized at the National Institute for Research in Digital Science and Technology, Boredeaux, France, on 31 March 2020. Source: Hackathon Software Heritage : référencer, préserver et valoriser le code source des logiciels scientifiques...

Artistic Activism in India (History, Practice, Paradigm and Circulation)

“Artivism” encompasses artistic actions, which tackle social and political issues, reviving agitational practises defined in resistance to the planetary ideological hegemony they refer to as neoliberalism. This resurgent awareness of the political nature of artistic creation questions consensual discourses on the neutrality of art and aesthetics, often confined in their...

Figurations and Interlocutions: The Feminine Question in Walter Benjamin’s Oeuvre

Even though he was a philosopher, not a poet, Walter Benjamin (1892-1940) thought poetically, says Hannah Arendt about his friend and life-long correspondent. In his oeuvre, the feminine appears through recurrent images whose meaning may vary according to the context, in different figurations and fictions. In agreement with these fictional...

Discovering Invisible Truths | Journal of Virology

"Several years ago, I was a leading influenza scientist (1). I headed a fantastic team at the Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Legnaro, Italy. There, I was very fortunate to lead at least two impactful projects. First, we developed a vaccination system for avian influenza in poultry that successfully controlled...

Capturing Europe in Digital Sources: New Approaches for European Integration History?

Over the last decades, calls to “provincialise” the historiography of Europe have shaped the historiographical debate and led to new perspectives on the history of European integration (Patel 2018, François and Serrier, 2017). Digital approaches might offer historians the opportunity to do just that. With the digitisation of historical materials,...

Jisc consortium secures five open access agreements with learned societies | Jisc

"Jisc and five UK-based society publishers have signed pilot transitional open access (OA) agreements, now available to UK universities.  The agreements are the first to result from work undertaken by Jisc Collections, negotiating with smaller publishers to offer a sustainable transition to OA. The Microbiology Society, Portland Press, IWA Publishing, the Company of Biologists and the European Respiratory Society all...